Durham is located in the county of Durham, North East England, six miles north of the town of Spennymoor, 12 miles south-west of the major city of Sunderland, 103 miles south-east of Edinburgh, and 233 miles north of London. Durham lies four miles south of the Tyne & Wear border. Durham falls within the unitary authority of County Durham. It is in the DH1 postcode district. The post town for Durham is Durham.
Durham is in the ceremonial county of Durham, the historic county of Durham, and the administrative county of County Durham.
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Durham is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Durham, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Durham.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Durham is DH1 4SF.
Durham is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DH1 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the DH1 postcode district.
The post town for Durham is Durham. Durham is in the DH1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Durham.
The centre of Durham is located at position 54.77786° latitude and -1.5826° longitude.
The centre of Durham is located at the grid reference easting 426946 and northing 542630 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Durham relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Durham to the centre of the town.
Position of Durham relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Durham to the centre of the city.